Business and Human Rights: A Tale of Two Duties

Business and Human Rights: A Tale of Two Duties

With effect from 29 March 2017, the French Loi de la Vigilance introduced into the Commercial Code a  duty on ...
Central American Caravan Migrants’ Right of Asylum Endangered by Trump’s Electoral Strategy

Central American Caravan Migrants’ Right of Asylum Endangered by Trump’s Electoral Strategy

On 13 October, a caravan of approximately 7,000 Central American migrants, including women and unaccompanied ...
Socio-Economic Rights and Land Reform in Scotland: Learning from South Africa

Socio-Economic Rights and Land Reform in Scotland: Learning from South Africa

Balancing the property rights of landowners with the socio-economic rights of communities and tenants has ...
Legal Gaps and Inconsistencies in India’s Commercial Surrogacy Ban

Legal Gaps and Inconsistencies in India’s Commercial Surrogacy Ban

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, which was laid on the tables of both Houses in August 2017, no longer ...
An Analysis of the Banning of the Hong Kong National Party and the Legitimate Restrictions on Freedom of Expression

An Analysis of the Banning of the Hong Kong National Party and the Legitimate Restrictions on Freedom of Expression

  On 24th September 2018, Secretary of Security John Lee issued a ban on the Hong Kong National Party ...
A Question of Values: Religious Schools, Discrimination, and LGBT+ Rights in Australia

A Question of Values: Religious Schools, Discrimination, and LGBT+ Rights in Australia

Striking the appropriate balance between religious freedom and LGBT+ rights continues to be controversial across ...
A Human Rights Act for Queensland

A Human Rights Act for Queensland

Queensland is soon to be the third Australian jurisdiction with a statutory bill of rights. Earlier this month, ...
Justice Kennedy’s Justice for Juveniles: Roper’s Reach

Justice Kennedy’s Justice for Juveniles: Roper’s Reach

In the field of juvenile justice, Justice Kennedy is most recognized for his Eighth Amendment sentencing ...
A Victory for Equality: The End of the ‘Baptism Barrier’ in School Admissions in Ireland

A Victory for Equality: The End of the ‘Baptism Barrier’ in School Admissions in Ireland

The Admissions to Schools Act 2018, due to come into effect from the beginning of next year, will end the right of ...
Call for Applications Fellowship in Human Rights and Justice: The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

Call for Applications Fellowship in Human Rights and Justice: The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas School of Law seeks ...
A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

Maxim Neverov, 16, was the first minor charged for ‘promoting homosexuality,’ under the Russian Federal Law, “On ...
UK Reform of Gender Recognition and the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

UK Reform of Gender Recognition and the Commission for Equality and Human Rights

The UK Government’s consultation on reforming the  Gender Recognition Act 2004 proposes making it easier for trans ...